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>> and it is my honor to introduce governor jerry brown of california. i think. ok. in ibm research, one of the things we talk about is our laboratories. i have been all over the world, live in different countries. i am a relatively recent transplant to california. i would like to let the governor know that i am happy to be here. it is a good space. recently, governor brown has spent a lot of time, focus, and effort making california a better place. focus on eliminating waste, increasing efficiency, decreasing the budget deficit, and real focus that we appreciate in northern california on clean energy. for example, moving the state's goal to be 33% clean energy producing. it is my privilege to welcome governor brown to the panel. [applause] >> and to introduce our next panelist, i would like to welcome steve ballmer, senior bp -- vp. >> good morning and thank you. next up is governor hickel lipper -- hickenlooper. he is the serieaal a entreprener each of you have in your respective parts. he became very successful in the brew pub business. he never had a single election not even for
-business state? california will be more pro- business. oregon will be more pro- business. how to create that competition to be the most pro-business state but to hold ourselves to higher standards. we want to be the best of being pro-business. that focus, trying to get the partisanship to -- our legislators and state voters are one-third independent, republican and democrat and our legislature is almost evenly divided. if we pass our budget last week with 94 of 100 boats. i think we have been successful and beginning to get past the partisanship. this time to quit playing games and finding compromises. >> other specific things you were trying to do to make colorado more business friendly? >> we have efforts in every single agency of state government to cut specific regulations and red tape. we thought fracking was such a big deal. we have a huge amount of natural gas. horizontal drilling and fracking, natural gas has great potential benefits. much cleaner than coal. it is $1.75 per gallon equivalent to less-expensive. it keeps jobs here and does not send billions of dollars to a dictato
us a little later. and a new year brings new hope for the formerly golden state of california, the chairman of the state's republican party, yes, there is such a thing, as a republican party in california, i think. join us. remember, we want to hear from you please, send your e-mails right now varney@foxbusiness.com, we'll read some of them on the air as we go through this new year's eve. 7 early movers, where are we to start with. amazon, that stock is up 41% this year. the company says one of its directors is resigning and it's down 19 cents, that's it. 2.44 on amazon. electronics firm brady corporation acquired precision dynamics from the private equity owner, 300 million in cash, little change. private equity to buy financial advisory firm dustin phelps, 665 million bucks and phelps is not surprisingly up a lot. and netflix chief hastings gets his pay doubled, but half is died to the company's stock performance, netflix up 28% this year up a little more right now. fda approval made by, for a bill. made by bristol-myers and pfizer to prevents strokes. here is a look at shar
the democratic coalition is dominant, illinois, for example, new york state and california, you see a very different policy mix. which direction are they going? >> their policy mixes to mirror what's happening in washington, which is do not address any of your structural spending problems and need to add spending and ask your taxpayers in particular to-- the wealthier taxpayers to contribute more to that and it's a tax and spend policy. one of the problems that the states have, obviously it's not helping their economic growth and you're beginning to see a huge contrast on the ground between the economic situations of states that are reforming, and those that are not. >> paul: give us a couple of examples, kim, where is growth occurring where you're seeing it. the jobless rate, for example, in illinois the last time i checked was 8.8%. >> yes. >> paul: and meanwhile, wisconsin 6.9%, very interesting contrast. >> look at indiana, where it's also low, and-- yeah, north dakota, which by the way, steve mentioned you know, the fracking boom going up there. and i think it's below 5%, it's astonis
the democratic coalition is dominant, illinois for example, new york state and california you can see a very different policy mix. which direction are they going? >> their policy mix is to mirror what is happening in washington. do not address any of the structural spending problems. continue to add spending and then ask your taxpayers, the healthier of the taxpayers to contribute more money.-- one of the problems these states have is obviously it is not helping their economic growth, and you are beginning to see a huge contrast on the ground between the economic situations of states that are reforming and some that are not. >> where is the growth occurring and where you arel: seeing it?h the jobless rate in illinois last time i checked was 8.8%. wisconsin was 6.9%. very interesting contrast. >> indiana where it is also low. north dakota which steve mentioned the fracking boom, it is below 5%. it is astonishing. >> it is 3%. >> so what about steve where do you think this is going? we are going to see now over the next two, three, four years. >> n ao doubt about it. >> what laboratories work
>>> good morning. we have developing news out of southern california. a big earthquake struck in the pacific ocean. we have the latest on possible tsunami warnings. >>> we are live in fremont where employees are set to meet earlier this morning where a fire destroyed their company yesterday. we'll have the latest. >>> they fake and they are here in the bay area. the scam that vallejo police are warning you to look out for. >>> clouds are increasing but what about any rain? would we get any out of this? and also as we head into the weekend. time now for the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this friday morning, december 14th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic. steve you have pam wearing a sweater. >> it was cold yesterday. >> all day i was cold. >> it's cloudy out there right now. we had clear skies for awhile. a lot of that cold air is trapped. a little system coming down the coast. could be a little mixed presip. highs today very cool. mainly low 50s. here is sal. >>> good morning. right now traffic on in
of california are preparing for the worst filling sandbags as some rivers are expected to go over their banks. dominic is streaming live from petaluma, california with the latest. >> reporter: clear sky above me, 12 hours ago it was for en shl rain. that rain is in the ground and we're expecting it to come town streams and hit major river ways. napa valley, city of napa was expecting a crest of at least two feet to rise above the flood stage. back in 2005 the city of neep was hit very badly by floods. this time they are saying they can protect the city. take a listen. >>> because of the history of flooding in napa we have a good idea where the water will come out first. there are certain points and we can plan in advance. if this moment if the projections are accurate we'll probably looking at street flooding, intersections being flooded, nothing terribly serious. >> reporter: and caveat may be necessary. there are flash flood warning around the bay area. two flash points they are looking at truck key river in nevada because of low snow levels -- truckee river and the russian river in guernev
's operating license comes after a series of reports by abc 7 and california watch. they include an incident in the fall of last year where a dozen patients at the center had been tasered. the office of protective services discovered a taser gun in the car of staff member who was later fired but never criminally charged, nor was anyone else. dessertification would mean the loss of tens of millions of dollars in medicaid funding for the program at sonoma. federal funding pays for much of the $300,000 a year care perez dent. kathleen miller still has faith that the center will make the necessary changes. >> that's very shocking and very disturbing and i hope that they're going to give us some time to turn it around. >> reporter: the sonoma developmental center will appeal the order and that it will continue making changes. they've started by asking the assistant chief of the chb to temporarily take over their internal police force. sonoma center can stay open and continue receiving federal funds during the appeals process. abc 7 news. >> thank you. >>> extra security will be on site tomorrow a
it will reveal proposition 8. california's ban on same sex marriages. they met behind closed doors on friday. but prop 8 was not on the list. the court is set to release a number of cases at 6:30 this morning. and if the justices decline to review prop 8 that will let stand an appeals court ruling. same sex marriage could be legal again in california for days. >>> with less than a month to go it appears congress is no closer to keeping a country from going over that cliff. that is after guide never delivered a proposal from president obama. but house speaker john boehner says it's not a series plan. >> i was flabbergasted. i looked at him and said you can't be serious. i just never seen anything like it. >> if they are going to force higher rates on virtually all americans because they are not allowing tax rates to go up rob 2% of americans that is something we will have to face. >>> attorneys for oscar grant's family -- grant was shot and killed by police officer johannes mehserle on new years day back in 2009 in two oakland civil rights attorneys will argue before the ninth circuit court o
about the same as yesterday. so pam, it will be cold again. >> all right i'm prepared. >>> california is in for another day of unusually high tides as well. the tides are a result of specific positioning of the sun, moon, and earth. this time the water levels are unusually high. the king tide pushed water levels above seven feet along san francisco embarcadero. the high tide is expected to hit today between 11 and 12:30 this afternoon. the high tides and additional rains prompted street closures after flooding hit parts of san diego. look at that. the rainfall broke a record set in 1902. water took to the streets stranding drivers in their cars and adding hours to the compute time -- commute times. there are reports of mud slides and dozens of accidents. she's taking advantage of her dog is probably loving it. >> we grew up there in san diego. we know what it looks like there. >>> 4:38 now. the disturbing new video of a northern california officer that shot and killed a man is being made public. the case involving the officer and who pulled the trigger. >>> heading back to store shelv
money. tonight they left after we approached them. a joint cbs 5 california watch investigation earlier this year questioned the district's lack of oversight, allowing inflated enrollments by the school to get the federal funding, and the school's alleged misuse of that money. the california department of education took a closer look and has ordered the district to repay nearly $25,000. tonight, we reached the district spokesman out of spoke. >> we dispute the notion or the finding that we have misappropriately handled funds. >> reporter: we questioned the school's use of federal money to pay his wife and son as teachers. >> the wife gets paid $100 an hour for her duties as a developmental teacher. that sounds a little excessive. >> it does. i'm not aware of their particular compensation levels. >> it's all in your documents that you've approved, that the school district has approved. then you have robert lacy jr. and he gets paid $40 an hour. is that all acceptable? >> really, it's -- it's according to the program guidelines. >> reporter: the department of education ruled it was inappr
california. this system coming in and splitting. clouds sliding south. cold lows. chilly high temps. upper 40s very low 50s. a little breeze out toward the valley. nothing too outrageous. so cold morning. breezy in the valley. maybe some of the higher elevations as well. upper 40s or very low 50s. again close to the bay or also by the coast. and even temperatures starting off 30s and 40s tonight a little cold. mostly clear. partly cloudy. temperatures really dropping past. bundle up. the extended outlook not much going on here. there will be increasing clouds and maybe a system visiting us by the weekend. i think it will split and go south. >>> time now 5:10. another scathing report on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the policy changes for the state department recommended by the u.s. senate. >>> hillary clinton in the hospital. the treatment the secretary of state is receiving right now in new york. >>> 101 through san francisco traffic looking good. we'll take a look at your other bay area bridges coming up. >>> it is 5:13. yet again the country is waking up to news that lawmakers
with national geographic in california on a very interesting trip out there. he is going to tell us all about it. the discoveries of new innovations in california ol many different fronts and julie mason with poddus channel radio. you are all friends of bill. you but first: >> this is the full court press. >> other headlines making news on this monday, the two australian radio djs that will page called the hospital have broken silence since the nurse that fell for their hoax they apologized this morning for the incidents. the southern cross radio company says the prank call was cleared by company lawyers and they did not break any laws. but police are investigating. >> bill: such a sad, tragic ending. >> peter: bizarre story >> bill: a prank call. a lot of radio stations have done for years and years and years. >> all it, it was. >> joe biden was out and about. >> costco. >> no, at a football game attending the army/navy. the mid shipment defeated the black knights, 17-13, presenting the commander in chief trophy to the secretary of the navy and the superinte
've been saying since election day on "varney & company," a carbon tax may be coming. california already has one and fueled by a new report on the melting polar ice cap, it could be just a matter much time before the left pushes a carbon tax through. would it stop rising temperatures? would it? joining the company is bjorn lump berg, and one of the foremost authorities on environmental. and did you get chucked out of denmark. >> i mean, in the sense of the new government cut off my funding. stuart: because of your position on global warming and environmentalism. >> yes we don't want to it hear good advice. stuart: what's your advice on the carbon tax, if we got one, would it help reduce co 2 emissions? >> well, any climate economist would say a low carbon tax makes sense, but the problem is, it will only cut a very tiny amount and of course, what you really have to remember, you're never going to get china or india on board. so essentially, it's going to have a very, very small effect. it's not the solution to climate change. >> would you say that the co 2 emissions are causing temperatu
. >>> millions of dollars but nobody to claim it, and the state of california has $14 million in tax refunds but nobody to send them to. they rang up to $35,000 and to see if you have anyone claimed money click on links to the tax board. >>> california is looking good. it has not been so bad for us so far but doctors say get a flu shot. keizer said there are more than a million and every year 36,000 people die in the u.s. because of flu related ill necessaries. >>> -- illnesses. >>> according to the little hoover commission, it could be costly because of poor planning and lack of oversight. california produced a third of its electricity from solar wind and other renewable 20/20. >>> also they will make california public schools greener. they would upgrade the energy efficiency in public schools in california. it's being introduced by a state senate woman in los angeles and funding would come from the recently passed prop 39 which comes from the clean energy fund. >>> a royal baby is on the way and the dutches of cambridge is pregnant. she is being treated for acute morning sickness. here is
here in california if those automatic trigger cuts take affect. >>> he really does not know if his wife is going to run for president in 2016. he is in the bay area and it is part of the colleges celebrity speaker series. answering a question from the audience, hillary rodham clinton is in great shape and has unbelievable stamina but needs to rest up before deciding what she wants to do next. she said she does not want to continue as hillary rodham clinton for president barack obama's second term. >>> and in connection with the robberies at the toll booths, they broke the stories in february and at least two toll takers have been robbed on the bridge. they have been on the loose for months and chp said they would announce more information today. >>> 505, lafayette officials say it will take a million dollars to fix a giant sinkhole. that huge hole opened during the major storm that hit us last sunday. a clogged storm drain added to the problems. they have set up a temporary channel but they are still searching for a pipe to make a more permanent fix. >>> and stretch of highway one is cl
is looming unless congress takes action to avoid it. coming up at 7:15, the number of california defense department jobs that could be lost if automatic trick -- automatic tax cuts are formed. >>> bill clinton says he's not sure if hillary clinton will run for president. she said she does not want to continue a secretary of state for president obama's second term. she said she wants to focus on issues to -- that are important to women. >>> let's see what tara is seeing on 880. >> we have a lot of traffic on pinole and then past the golden gate gate. we're in berkeley/emeryville. we have a traffic issue in here. 280, northbound towards santa clara, looking pretty bad. give yourself extra time. let's check in with steve. >>> tara, thank you. there's definitely some breaks in the clouds. jive seen gusts to 25 miles per hour. i dent think this -- i've seen gusts to 25 miles per hour. i don't think this -- this breeze can helpster things up a little bit. still some low clouds around. i'm seeing breaks in the clouds for san jose. kind of a cooler pattern with the northwest wind. mostly sunny,
's go to jeff ranieri with what's happening right now. >> a lot of rain in northern california. it's not just here in the bay area, but a good section of california. you can see on the estimated rainfall over the past 24 hours is covered in this dark green. that's at least three inches of rainfall. a lot of the river basins can't take any more. it's not just here, but again all the way up to the north of the rivers drained throughout redding, red bluff and chico and down into the bay area. everything is getting close. let's look at the maximum rainfall totals. in the north bay over eight inches. one of the highest. santa cruz mountains nearly 3 1/2. in the south bay, a very high total even for 3,486 feet, 7.24 is astonishing when you think about 24 hours. we will be under a flash flood watch for the north bay and the coastline with our next storm system coming in. we could see totals range from two to four inches. we are not done yet. it taps into a lot of moisture and we will detail when the rain moves in and where the biggest concerns are later on in the show. >> there several pa
california. it's not over yet. people there are bracing for another severe storm. dominic is live in petaluma, california. >> national weather center putting out a warning for the napa river saying it's expected to stretches through st. helena and city of napa as possible flooding up to 8:00 p.m. tomorrow. we are expecting a major deluge. this will be the third in four days. dumping possibly the most rain we've seen all week. we're expected to see flood levels rise above the 16 foot level in those two spots. we have seen that it down in sausalito. residents seeing trees fall on top of the cars and that is because the ground is so saturated from the two previous storms. >> i heard a sound like thunder and flash of light which must have been a transformer. tree landed within a few yards of our bedroom. it was pretty scary. >> scary and treacherous. pg&e announcing one of the employees was killed when a truck collided with a traffic signal. they say the rain was intense at the time of that specific accident. we're also hearing that in novato they could be declaring a state of emergency. heavy ra
, the same group of governors will meet with john boehner. california governor jerry brown is not among the group. >>> 7:15. the owner of the drake's bay oyster company is plotting a legal response to the federal decision to shut down his operation. he said he will not give up. the operating permit expired last month at the national seashore. the company was told it will have to leave within 90 days and that area will return to wilderness. >>> oakland's largest pot club gets a key victory in court. a judge ruled that harborside medical center cannot be ejected and they cannot kick them out because it is not breaking state law. now, the landlord will decide again in federal court on december 20th. she wants them out because a federal prosecutor is threatening to seize the property. >>> southern california leaders are demanding that the county be reimbursed for more than $12,000. "the san jose mercury news" show that he used a tax-funded credit card to pay for casino stays, rental car upgrades. he said he will reimburse the county for many expenses within 30 days. but he's disputing some
measures at schools in california in the wake of the connecticut shooting. we'll tell you what one school in san francisco is doing to honor the victims of sandy hook elementary school. >>> light rain right now and wind. this looks like a very active week. not only rain but very cold reading ifs upcoming up the second hour of the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's monday, december 17th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. let's check in with steve. we'll have a lot of rain. >> between we will have pretty cold air. colder than last weekend. you told me you were cold last week. you will be really cold tuesday night into wednesday. there is pretty steady rain out there. nothing too heavy. it will be with us through the morning hours and giving away a partly cloudy mild breezy day. 50s and 60s more on that cold air in five minutes. >>> san francisco traffic looking pretty good approaching the 80 split. wet weather will make for a tricky commute on a monday. moving along and taking a look at the commute here on the toll plaza, meter
security. chairman of the house armed services committee, california congressman, bruce mckeown will weigh in on the impact these cuts will v that is live in our next hour. gregg: secretary of state hillary clinton now hospitalized after the discovery of a blood clot following a concussion earlier this month. that concussion apparently related and causing secretary clinton to postpone her testimony on the benghazi terror attack. doctors say the blood clot is very risky. >> blood clots are serious depending where they are. the leg is more common and simpler to treat. lungs are more life threaten, into the brain of course, very, very serious if it is in the brain because of stroke and potential memory and injury to the entire brain. gregg: david lee miller is live in new york city with the very latest. and, david, what do we know about the location of that blood clot? >> reporter: gregg, the authorities have not released that information. they have only disclosed she is being treated for a clot. she fainted earlier this month and hit her head causing a discussion. the clot was discovered in
a challenge to california's proposition 8, which could either be a very narrow decision about california only or the justices could take up the basic question about whether states can deny same sex couples the ability to get married. these cases won't be argued until probably march, but i think it's very surprising. this is a huge action by the supreme court today wading fully into the issue of same-sex marriage. so it's going to mean that this will be an absolute blockbuster term. >> pete, can you talk a little bit about what it means to take two cases in this way at the same time? we know from the aca decision that justice roberts cares deeply about his legacy and the legacy of the court. how do we read that into this discussion? is he going to want to be part of a decision stripping rights away from people, and then he looks into the future and he's in a case like people look back and say he was the chief justice when they took rights away from millions of americans. >> reporter: we can read nothing into any specific justice's thinking about the fact they took up the defense of marriage ac
the president and both california senators. >> reporter: we're live in campbell where a body is found at an early-morning fire. we'll tell you what police are saying about the investigation and the possible connection to a person who lives here. >>> look as these huge fires overnight in oakland. authorities say the fire was connected to a stolen truck. >> reporter: we're live in the tenderloin where thousands of people have braved thousands -- have braved cold temperatures for a hot meal. >>> well gum to "mornings on 2." -- welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori dam -- campbell. >>> firefighters found a body on quesada and jennings. that's where janine de la vega is. >> reporter: the fire happened behind the four plex. i just spoke to a neighbor who lives in this four plex and she explained how sad this was. a fire broke out and the firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. when they opened the door, they found a body inside. it's unclear what the person was doing inside but there were miscellaneous items in there, along with a bottle of alcohol. police are not cal
. the snow pack provides a third of the water supply for homes, farms and industries in california. >> a man is arrested for dousing a woman with alcohol and setting her on fire at a bus stop. the shocking details a witness shared with investigators overnight. >> snow, freezing rain and strong winds. how hundreds of flights are affected by the northeast storms. . >>> good thursday morning. we are looking outside. we get a break in the rainfall for today. cloud cover in the short term. sykes partly cloudy this afternoon. >> welcome back. right now the president is on air force one going back to washington. he shook hands before leaving his vacation in hawaii. he has important talks scheduled to avert the fiscal cliff. >>> as we showed you, the senate is back in session. they are hoping to strike a deal and avoid the fiscal cliff. we are in washington where some republicans are pessimistic an agreement can be reached. >> reporter: the senate majority leader is on the floor right now. we will take a live look at the capitol. he is trying to get republican support for the latest democratic pla
much less about the banks. equity financing is vastly better. you know, in california we had the crisis in the '80s. sorry. in 2000. the crisis. there was no debt. and, you know, people recovered. california's very anti-fragile because they benefit of every era, every problem. they make lemonade of every lemon. so that's the first thing is less debt in the system. it's a combination. to have an economy that's anti-fragile. you need also to have less deficit on the part of government and transfer it to the states. more decentralized decision making. why? because if you do you have decentralized errors. not one error dragging you down and last decade two errors in the down. iraq war. you know? it was a horror from human side. but it cost between 40 and 120 times the original estimates. you don't want mistake that is are very large. a fragile system is one in which mistakes are costly and the benefits are small and anti-fragile system is one in which mistakes are small and bring long-term benefits. we want to be in that environment and environment that ben filths of mistakes. >> i hear wha
by the efforts of the blue angels, shep? >> shepard: jonathan serrie tonight keansburg, new jersey. california they have major weather problems on their hands. more rain on the way. destructive flooding slamming the reason a live report next. plus the drink marley's mellow mood. it's supposed to reduce stress. it's not for kids but tended up on the menu at a middle school and things -- they didn't go well. y have to use special care in keeping the denture clean. dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can multiply. polident is designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.9% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why i recommend using polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. shareable data across 10 devices with uimited talk and text. by htc for $49.99. (car horn) paying with your smartphone
can see. emergency crews and the california highway patrol, they were hoping to get the car that drove off the cliff. the car drove off the cliff 100 to 200 feet here. we saw the person who may be the driven. he was given a breathalyzer test as we arrived. the chp says it is still being investigated whether speed or alcohol was in the crash. the passenger has moderate to major injuries according to the chp and was taken to a local hospital. >> it has major damage to it. obviously, going down the embankment, it didn't hit much debris but on the way down it did sustain damage to the front, left front fender as well as undercarriage damage. >> reporter: and again, no other injuries to report. no other vehicles were involved. but this morning, a tow company has been called in to get the car below the cliff. in terms of traffic, again, southbound, one of the lanes was closed for several hours this morning. but from what it appears, both lanes are open and in both directions on the 35. that's good news for traffic. live in daly city, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, brian. >>
sacramento. this system again losing a lot of its punch and head down toward southern california. another system doing that. if you notice they have been doing that lately. i think the pattern is changing. we're going into a quieter pattern here. first couple weeks in january. mostly sunny. partly cloudy. upper 40s low, low 50s. and then quiet not very warm but it looks quiet. there is no rain in the extended outlook. clouds come back by the weekend. >>it's 6:19. the ball and confetti have been tested for tonight's big new years eve celebration. robert is live in time square where hundreds of thousands of people are expected to pack the streets. are things getting ready for the big night tonight? >> reporter: they are. good morning, to you. and good morning, everyone. i guarantee you it are be warmer in san francisco than it will be here in new york tonight. last year it was about 46 degrees when the ball dropped. it will be nowhere near that this year. it will be 35 or so at midnight. the windchill will like in the upper 20s. lit be really cold here. you guys mentioned the fact there was
while on the scene of a rain-related accident. we'll tell you what happened. >> the california highway patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian on the 580 freeway in richmond. those details coming up in a live report. >> and at 11:30, the investigation into just what caused a kansas city chiefs player to kill his girl friend -- girl -- girlfriend and himself. what friend are saying tonight. and just ahead, the next storm >>> a man walking down highway 580 was struck and killed after being hit by a big rig and several other cars. sergio is live at the cutting boulevard off-ramp in richmond with the story. sergio? >> ama, the accident scene was basically just cleared about 40 minutes ago or so. the chp says the tractor-trailer truck and a few vehicles hit the pedestrian on the freeway at about 8:30 this evening. traffic was squeezed down to just one westbound lane as investigators began piecing together how this happened. they say the semitruck and those vehicles hit the man as he was walking on the freeway. it is not yet clear how the man got there or why he was there. investig
-related accident. we'll tell you what happened. >> the california highway patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian on the 580 freeway in richmond. those details coming up in a live report. >> and at 11:30, the investigation into just what caused a kansas city chiefs player to kill his girl friend -- girl -- girlfriend and himself. what friend are saying tonight. >>> a man walking down highway 580 was struck and killed after being hit by a big rig and several other cars. sergio is live at the cutting boulevard off-ramp in richmond with the story. sergio? >> ama, the accident scene was basically just cleared about 40 minutes ago or so. the chp says the tractor-trailer truck and a few vehicles hit the pedestrian on the freeway at about 8:30 this evening. traffic was squeezed down to just one westbound lane as investigators began piecing together how this happened. they say the semitruck and those vehicles hit the man as he was walking on the freeway. it is not yet clear how the man got there or why he was there. investigators are ruling out the possibility that the victim may have occ
in the upcoming term. california's proposition 8 is not on that list. ktvu's brian flores is in san francisco to tell us what that means for same-sex marriage here in california. >> reporter: hi, dave, good morning. it appears for now that opponents of proposition 8 will have to wait until the end of the week for any decision on this from the u.s. supreme court. we were waiting to hear some decision. but it appears the supreme court will at least delay it until about friday, though. the key was whether the prop was gonna be on their cases. now, if that happens, that means the decision won't come until june. this postpones any decision until later this week. come friday morning, we'll be at this to see if the supreme court agrees with the lower court on whether gay marriage is unconstitutional or if they will keep prop 8 as voted on back in 2008. a lot of reac-- a lot of reaction from the castro district. we'll stay on this. back to you. >> thank you. now, our washington, d.c. newsroom is also following this. coming up at 7:15, we'll have more analysis of what this morning's developments could
-- just like me. >> northern california children didn't have any resources. >> barry and elaine taylor started the foundation in 1990 to help children living with hiv and aids. >> from there it went to, the family needs strollers and bart tickets. oh, my gosh, in the summer they only get to hang out but they have nothing going on. it was like we need to put something together. >> cheryl: that is exactly what they did. in 1997 they started building camp arroyo. >> the good things, it means there is more room for other kids. >> cheryl: by the time they opened in 2000. taylor family foundation decided to open it up to all children battling life-threatening conditions for free. >> when they first showed me the property back in the '90s, there was nothing? >> this was a big dirt hill. it was a tremendous amount to think it could happen. >> look at this. it played out. >> it's so much better than i thought. >> cheryl: horseback riding, swimming, smores by the campfires. they have all the usual summer camp activities but it's the campers that make this place so very special. >> taylor family
. >> reporter: security is weighing heavily on the minds on public and private schools. a california superintendent is expect -- isn't expecting a lot of discussion in the matter. now all 1100 school districts are being told to review their safety plans. many schools are considering putting new safety measures into place including cameras, guards, fences, and so some cases metal detectors. >> i'm confident california schools are safe and administrators are doing an excellent job in assuring the plans are fresh and up to date. >> reporter: some parents argue adding more security won't keep someone from entering a school. pointing out sandy hook elementary had a locked door into the school but the gunman shot his way through it. >> it's not going to stop somebody. that is their intention. they obviously think about it and then go do it. >> reporter: after the columbine shootings in colorado schools started doing armed intruder drills. you can expect those to increase. some districts are even talking about arming their educators. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 ne
, with james hansen and our live audience here at the commonwealth club of california in san francisco. today, dr. hansen is receiving the 2012 stephen schneider award for outstanding climate science communication bestowed by climate one. stephen schneider was a pioneering scientist at stanford who was involved in the formation of climate one that which is a sustainability initiative at the commonwealth club. so please welcome, dr. hansen to climate one. [applause] dr. hansen, welcome back. it's been two years since you were here. i'd like to begin with hurricane sandy. you are a teacher at columbia, you live in manhattan, where were you when sandy was approaching and when sandy hit new york? >> i was on our farm in kintnersville, pennsylvania, where we ended up losing power for better part of the week, and four big trees blown over, the railings blown off our deck and windows blown out of the barn. so even in pennsylvania, which is separated from the atlantic ocean by new jersey, we still -- >> thanks, new jersey. >> new jersey didn't do much to buffer it. but that's where i was. and we -- y
just to do all this stuff. it prolonged my graduation which sucked. >> reporter: the california highway patrol is already out checking for people celebrating the new years holiday a little too much. and fremont police operated a dui check point last night and early this morning. research shows crashes involving alcohol dropped by 20% when check points are well publicized and conducted often. dui accounts for nearly one- third of traffic fatalities. back out here live on stevens creek the dui check point being operated out here tonight will run through 3:00 a.m. saturday morning. reporting live from cupertino janine de la vega. >>> large crowds will be ringing in the new year in san francisco and bay area transit agencies are preparing for the big numbers. coming up at 6:45 the free raids you can look forward to. >>> san francisco muni riders won't have to pay a cent to get a ride today. the agency is offering free rides to celebrate its 100th year in service. muni did initially plan to charge five cents the price which riders paid a century ago. officials later decided against that. >>>
area tonight and through the weekend. the california highway patrol is already out checking for people celebrating the new years holiday a little too much and in fro mont police operated at dui check point last night and early into this morning. today state senator jerry hill will introduce a bill he hopes will cut down on drunk driving. he will require drunk drivers to install a blood alcohol test in their cars after their second dui conviction. people reacted to the new bill. >> it's good to weigh out all the options. this is obviously something that could benefit. i'm all for it. as long as our liberties are not too over reaching. >> reporter: the device prevents the cars engine from starting if it detects a blood alcohol level that exceeds a preset limit. the check point will run through tonight and into until about 3:00 a.m. saturday morning. research shows that crashes involving alcohol are reduced by 20% if there is a dui check point that has operated that intersection often enough. reporting live from cupertino janine de la vega. >>> the current crab shortage has made some folk
: the government's calling, and it's your money on the line, literally. california paying phone bills for land lines of a lot of low income people. now it's ready to give out cell phones to homeless people and folks already gets welfare and food stamps. california just approving a federal plan that could hook up more than 4 million people. charles payne, not too enthusiastic about this. charles, you and i talked in the break that the logic of this is it leads them to get a job or contact loved ones; rigt? >> right. that's the supposed rationale. we heard president obama talk about this for some of the justifications of laying down computer lines in rural areas because in a modern society, the only way you get a job these days is to have access to the internet, and, in this case, they are saying, you know, you have a telephone, relatives can call you, but the honest truth of it is, you know, because i don't think it's new, but i believe some form of a computer will be next. that's the string l logic. listen, it's unfair to the people they can't go online to a job site and post their resumÉ. of
. a number of chinese women arrived in california on legal visas and they go to chino hills and theracious parently is like a hill top home there. you can see it . they take up residence. leavemention they are until they have their babis and they are anchor babis and automatically u.s. citizen. >> gretchen: this is not the only hotel in california who does this. there are similar situations before. what do you think about that. there is it a debate in congress. little bit on and off. this is about the baby anchor situation. should it be or is it okay? even if you didn't come and go to a hotel or flew here on your own hotel room and had the baby here it is still a american citizens. >> steve: they pay thousands of dollars and they did have protest and the protesters say they don't want a business in a residential area. e-mail us at foxandfriends.com. >> brian: the construction industry is struggling. how to get hired right now. that story coming your way. >> steve: hollywood legend dean martin here with stories you never heard. good morning, dina. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] progresso. you g
administrators here in california are now taking a closer look at security measures, at their own schools. california superintendent expects new talks to begin about metal detectors as well as camera system, fences, and guards on campuses. he has alerted all 1100 public school districts to review safety plans. the archdiocese for catholic schools has not yet called for action. but tighter security has been discussed. the principal at saint cecilia school in san francisco says her school has put up gates in spaces that were once open. >> any gates that we have are pass word protected to get people in. and our doors are as much as possible, we try to have wooden doors where the outside people will be able to come in, so it will be a little harder to shoot-out the glass and come in. they would have to come in through a lot of wood first. our number one job besides teaching our students is to make sure that they're safe, that they know they're in a safe place and very much loved. >> according to the superintendent, it is important to note that awareness and training may have saved lives in co
hand. >> rick: we begin with a fox news extreme weather alert out of northern california. they're now being slammed there by another in a series of severe storms that have already killed one person. the region already dealing with flash floods, mud slides, downed trees, power lines. people there say they've never seen anything like it. >> i haven't seen this in many years. this much water running through my property. that water runup should not come on our property. they have to have holding ponds or some sort of drainage in place to divert or what have you, from my property 'cause it's just below there. >> rick: dominic is live in california with the very latest. dominic? >> hey there, rick. suddenly round three tonight and we're going to see the heaviest rain since this began on wednesday. in fact, possibly more rainfalling tonight than the last two storms combined, believe it or not. it could be as much as ten inches of rain that falls in parts 6789 we've already seen mud slides in certain parts of california. in two areas block off highways, also partly destroying some homes. one
of california and was awarded and the board at the event. it was named for a stamford university environmental scientists who advised several u.s. presidents. this is about an hour and 15 minutes. [applause] >> i interviewed a lot of fantastic people in this room and that does not happen very often. welcome to climate one. i'm greta dalton. in 1988, james hansen told a congressional hearing he was 99% certain that burning fossil fuels was hurting the earth's atmosphere. the next day, and new york times had nine set global warming has begun. a quarter-century later, he and other scientists are still striving to convince much of the united states. seas are rising, floods are increasing. humans are the cause. half of americans now accept that fact. 40% to not, according to gallup. we will discuss climatized communication, public policy and opinion with james hansen and our live audience here at the commonwealth club of california. today dr. hanson received a steven schneider award for outstanding communication. he was a pioneering scientist at stanford. please welcome dr. hansen. [applause] >> we
. it's pretty serious and that's not cool. >> the california highway patrol is already out checking for people celebrating the new years holiday a little too much and police operated a dui checkpoint last night and early this morning. police say research shows crashing involving alcohol drop by 20% when checkpoints are well stubbly sized. they account for one-third of traffic deaths. it will last until 3:00 saturday morning. >>> thank you. president obama has called congressional leaders from both parties to the white house today as a last ditch effort to avoid the cliff. president obama cut short his vacation to return to washington. coming up at 8:15, the odds that they'll be able to come up with a deal before january 1st. >> people in the midwest and northeast are still dealing with the aftermath of a huge winter storm there. snowplows as you can see there snow fell for over 16 hours. >> in arkansas more than 200,000 people still without power because of the storm and it could be that way for the next few days. the death of a dozen people are now being blamed on that storm. >> ti
would be prepared to do that. >> the democratic line is next, california. donna, hello. caller: i would like to state -- i think that one of our biggest problems is that the republican party has sold us out to grovers inquest. i think that everyone who took that pledge should be fired from the congress. they took an oath of office first. they have given away the oath. i sincerely believe that your republican party has gone down the tubes with the tea party and the evangelical christians. we no longer have freedom of religion. they want us to believe what they believe, stuff like this. that is the reason why we are facing this cliff. because of that. >> let's go next to texas. john, welcome to the conversation. >> thank you for having me on. ivory with jerry. >> jerry said that he would be comfortable with his taxes coming up. caller: it should not just be the 48%. it should be the 51% below war not paying any taxes. if they want to live in america, they should otherwise go back to where they came from. if you have got people just sitting there in the 51%, just sitting without rolling, w
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